calcitriol(redirected from 1,25-dihroxyvitamin D3)
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The active metabolite of vitamin D, C27H44O3, that is synthesized in the kidneys and liver from vitamin D2 or vitamin D3 and acts as a calcium-regulating hormone. A synthetic form is used as a drug to treat hypocalcemia, bone disease caused by renal failure, and, in topical preparations, psoriasis.
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